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If you’re not already using Dropbox, I have to ask: What are you waiting for?
This popular service lets you easily sync files between computers, share with them others, and create backups. Best of all, it integrates so seamlessly with Windows — and other platforms — that you’re barely even aware that you’re using it. This program is a must-have for anyone who needs to make their files readily available to multiple users or computers.
…is a file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc., that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. Dropbox allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder (with the same contents) regardless of which computer is used to view it. Files placed in this folder also are accessible through a website and mobile phone applications.
At the beginning of this year, Canonical announced that it was making an alternative mobile device operating system, called Ubuntu for Phones. With its lack of need for hardware buttons and use of screen sides as hot zones to initiate gesture commands, the underlying UI concept was vastly different from Android.
On the 15th of February, Canonical announced that the Touch Developer Preview of Ubuntu for the Galaxy Nexus and the Nexus 4 will become available on the 21st of Feb. This was intended for developers and enthusiasts to get used to Ubuntu’s smartphone version. This same day tools and instructions for flashing this to devices are now released on the Ubuntu Wiki.
Students and teachers in Murcia, south-eastern Spain, summed up in a video the Greek heritage to European culture. In the touching 7-minute video, students and teachers use only Greek words when they refer to music, history, mathematics, philosophy, politics, medicine, anatomy, astronomy, sports and many other sections of arts and science. “I know my heritage”…
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Google celebrated entrepreneurial spirit on Monday with the launch of Google for Entrepreneurs, a website featuring a number of programs and resources for motivated individuals in the field of business. A new initiative designed to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship worldwide by supporting entrepreneurs in local communities.
Mary Grove, head of Global Entrepreneurship Outreach at Google, explained on the official Google blog on Monday that Google for Entrepreneurs will serve as “the umbrella” for several dozen programs and partnerships involving Google that support startups and entrepreneurs. “Startups and entrepreneurs have the power to build technologies and creative solutions that transform the world and move us forward,”commented Mary Grove in a company blog post.
We are delighted to announce the launch of a new innovative approach to drive and increase the adoption of Oracle Engineered Systems by our Oracle Partners, a new approach based on very interactive and professional value proposition videos describing Oracle technology focusing on features and benefits to drive partners to migrate and adopt our technology solutions. …
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Oracle has released a quick and easy-to-read guide on Oracle Virtualization. Now available is “Server Virtualization for Dummies,” an Oracle Special Edition eBook.
Need to virtualize, but not sure where to start? Virtualization should make things simpler, not more complex.
To learn more about how Oracle’s server virtualization solutions can help you eliminate complexity, reduce costs, and respond rapidly to changing needs, download Server Virtualization for Dummies, an Oracle Special Edition eBook….
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Oracle has recently introduced a new Oracle Database Product. After some naming changes, from Comet, to Oracle Unbreakable Database Appliance,we finally landed on Oracle Database Appliance (ODA).
Oracle announced the Oracle Database Appliance, as an engineered system of software, servers, storage and networking that offers high availability for a wide range of custom and packaged OLTP and data warehousing application databases.
Apple’s Tuesday 4th of October morning media event that unveiled the iPhone 4S, along with updated iPod touch and iPod nano, was invitation only, but now is available online as a video stream so everyone can watch the announcements. Despite the long awaited launch of the new iPhone, reactions from some of the experts were mixed, as instead of the iPhone 5, Tim Cook, taking charge of his first major launch event since succeeding Steve Jobs as Apple CEO, unveiled the iPhone 4S – a handset similar in design to the current iPhone 4 but with improvements.
While everybody has recently heard of the news that Microsoft bought Skype in a $8.5 billion deal, and Voice over IP telephony has gained once more some publicity, nobody knows of the several options for communication over the internet. While Skype can easily be considered as the most popular or even the most famous, there also other services that can be considered. Perhaps, there’s probably no one service that provides a feature-for-feature replacement for Skype, there are plenty that offer great VoIP and video calling services, some of which are even better than Skype’s. Let’s take a look at the options
The year has come around full circle once again as MTV presents one of the hottest award shows in music award history. The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards was held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California for the second year in the row as it was a complete success last year, why change a good thing?
One of the most spectacular shows in history, full of explosive stage performances and many artists available for ‘spicy’ statements that will keep us busy for a long time. Head below for our assessment of the six highlights from MTV’s big night.
Let’s checkout this year winners and some of the highlights from MTV’s big night.
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